Aldgate Place is on the doorstep of some of London’s best universities


Residents at Aldgate Place are well positioned for the studying week as well as fun-filled weekends.

Step out of your apartment, and a number of the Capital’s famous higher education institutions are all within 30 minutes from Barratt London’s Aldgate Place development by public transport. This includes four Russell Group Universities – University College London, King’s College, the London School of Economics and Imperial College London.

Each year, an independent body – Complete University Guide – ranks UK universities across ten attributes to help students determine the best university. In the 2016 University tables the London School of Economics is ranked third and students living at Aldgate Place can reach the university in just 22 minutes on the circle line from nearby Aldgate underground station.

Imperial College London ranked fourth, and can also be reached from Aldgate underground station in 37 minutes. Other universities that can be reached in less than 40 minutes by public transport include City of London University (18 minutes), University College London (21 minutes), and Kings College (23 minutes).

The Metro recently covered the top ten universities in the UK, stating: “London is the only city that’s home to four universities in the [world’s] top 50”. Based on the QS World University Rankings University College London (UCL) ranked seventh, followed by Imperial College London in eight place – both within easy reach of Aldgate Place.

Many of London’s renowned art schools, colleges and universities are also close by, including the London College of Fashion and Guildhall School of Music & Drama just a mile away. The Central Saint Martin’s campus, University of Greenwich and Slade School of Fine Art are also a short journey away on the underground from Aldgate station.

Aldgate Place is the perfect location for residents to work, study and play with the two worlds of high finance in Canary Wharf and the City, and artistic innovation of Shoreditch, Whitechapel and Spitalfields close by. The 463 studios, one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments and penthouses are located in the heart of one of the Capital’s most dynamic neighbourhoods.